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Review: could Depakote cause Serum ferritin increased?

We study 29,598 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Serum ferritin increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Serum ferritin increased and more.

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Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,921 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Serum ferritin increased

Serum ferritin increased (latest reports from 14,050 patients) has been reported by people with iron overload, myelodysplastic syndrome, high blood pressure, sickle cell anaemia, hepatitis c.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 29,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 9 people (0.03%) have Serum Ferritin Increased.

Trend of Serum ferritin increased in Depakote reports

Time on Depakote when people have Serum ferritin increased * :


Gender of people who have Serum ferritin increased when taking Depakote * :

Serum ferritin increased33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have Serum ferritin increased when taking Depakote * :

Serum ferritin increased0.00%0.00%14.29%0.00%42.86%14.29%0.00%28.57%

Severity of Serum ferritin increased when taking Depakote ** :


How people recovered from Serum ferritin increased ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sickle cell anaemia (2 people, 22.22%)
  2. Pneumococcal infection (2 people, 22.22%)
  3. Convulsion (2 people, 22.22%)
  4. Osteoporosis (2 people, 22.22%)
  5. Migraine (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zinacef (3 people, 33.33%)
  2. Roxicet (3 people, 33.33%)
  3. Erythromycin (3 people, 33.33%)
  4. Prednisone (3 people, 33.33%)
  5. Claritin (3 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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